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Debut Contemplative Initiative invites pause, introspection

By Charlotte Varcoe-Wolfson – 5 days ago

The ringing of a Tibetan singing bowl echoes through Kenyon Club Room and signals to 10 students and Professor of Psychology Carolyn Palmer that CLCS 151: Introduction to Contemplative Studies…

College bans suspect in anti-Semitic poster campaign

By Noah Purdy – 5 days ago

[TW: This article discusses an anti-Semitic bias incident and mentions sexual assault.] On Sunday, Oct. 7, Safety and Security identified and removed numerous posters containing anti-Semitic imagery and text from…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 5 days ago

[CW: This column makes multiple mentions of rape and sexual assault.] In the United States… After one of the most—if not the most—divisive confirmation hearings in the history of the…

News Briefs

By Chris Dillon – 5 days ago

U.S. and Canada negotiate USMCA Negotiations between the United States and Canada to restructure the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) finished just hours before the self-imposed deadline of midnight…

VSA Updates

By Julian Corbett – 5 days ago

Consensus Agenda – Passed Finance allocations $1,135/$1,135 to VCTV from Capital Fund – Equipment to enhance shoots (tripod, cables, clips, etc.), with expectation of collaboration in future $19.57/$19.57 to the…

Community lauds influence of late philosophy professor

By Frankie Knuckles – 2 weeks ago

Last Thursday, Sept. 27, the Vassar community gathered with the family and friends of the late Adjunct Assistant Professor of Philosophy Marco Dees in a celebration of his life and…

Youth conference centers stories of resistance, resilience

By Rachel Yang – 2 weeks ago

Leading up to Saturday, Sept. 22, Vassar’s campus was adorned with flyers featuring a vibrant butterfly splashed across the front, which advertised the first annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference (IYEC).…

Political Roundup

By Aena Khan – 2 weeks ago

[TW: This column discusses rape and sexual assault, and makes mention of suicide.] In the United States… On Thursday, Sept. 27, Professor of Psychology at Palo Alto University Christine Blasey…

Outside the Bubble: U.N. condemns Rohingya genocide

By Chris Dillon – 2 weeks ago

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Myanmar’s Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor Kyaw Tint Swe last Thursday, Sept. 27, at the U.N. General Assembly in…